Nolan Arenado Mother Millie Arenado And Father Fernando Arenado
Nolan Arenado baseball parents Millie Arenado and Fernando Arenado have been married for 38 years.
Millie and Fernando tied the knot on February 16, 1985, and welcomed their son Nolan six years later. The couple raised their son in Lake Forest, California. They enrolled Nolan in Lake Forest's El Toro High School. Right from his school days, their child had an interest in baseball, and they encouraged him to follow his passion.
Millie Works As A Commercial Agent
Nolan Arenedo's mother Millie Arenedo is a Commercial Agent for BBIS Incorporated.
She is a 1985 graduate of California State University, Long Beach, where she studied Journalism and Public Relations. She graduated a few months after her marriage and proudly calls herself a CSULB Alumni on her social media.
Born in California's South Gate, Millie attended South Gate High School and studied there till 1978.
She started working as a domestic engineer extraordinaire from July 2021. Her task is to organize the household duties, manage home budgets and assist in better childcare.
Millie is also involved in fundraising campaigns. On November 9, 2022, she posted about her $200 fundraiser on her Facebook, for the Soccer for Hope organization that deals with child disease research. She also proudly shared her son's involvement in the Home Plate Project which raised 937,000 dollars for child hunger prevention.
Fernando Arenedo Is A Baseball Coach
Nolan Arenedo's father Fernando Arenedo is a Youth Baseball Coach in Lake Forest. He is a former baseball player.
Fernando learned the sport from his dad who played softball in Cuba. He grew up loving baseball as a kid in Westminster, California.
In January 2014, he started operating the Arenado Baseball organization as its President. Over the past nine years, he has provided training and mentorship for local talent in Southern California.
Moreover, he is also an Account Manager at the UTLX express logistics company, which employed him in February 2013. In 1980, Fernando enrolled at the Golden West College Library after graduating from Westminister High School in 1979.
After a semester in college, Fernando started playing summer ball and even had the chance to play against Candy Maldonado.
Fernando Is A Source Of Encouragement For His Son
Fernando encouraged Nolan to try out baseball from a young age, and this led to him becoming an MLB star today.
Nolan's dad originally desired for Nolan to get a scholarship and believed everything else was a bonus. However, Nolan exceeded his expectations and entered the MLB, which has made Fernando very proud.
Fernando's own father played softball, however, he did not focus too much on a professional sports career for his kids. Fernando took a different approach. He involved Nolan in two sports: baseball and soccer.
As Nolan aged, Fernando provided commentary on his plays and pushed him, but he knew when to slow down as well. The duo watched Los Angeles Dodgers games on TV. Fernando and Nolan also discussed the playstyles of other famous Latino players like Albert Puyol.
Nolan Has Cuban And Puerto Rican Heritage
Nolan Arenedo holds Caribbean ethnicity. His mom Millie is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, and dad Fernando has Cuban heritage.
Nolan doesn't know their native language, Spanish, and feels he should have learned it during childhood. Due to the language barrier, Nolan could not express himself well during his school days and with his Latino relatives in Miami.
Baseball star Nolan Arenedo has parents who love the sport as he does. Fernando was fond of the Cuban national team and started talking about them with Nolan when he was six. Fernando's favorite player was Puerto Rican right fielder Roberto Clemente.
Due to his ethnicity, Nolan had planned to represent Puerto Rico in the 2017 WBC but could not do so due to fighting for the starter role in the Colorado Rockies.